Book submission: Treasure Island

Title: Treasure Island
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
Publication date: New York : Longmans’ Green, 1921.
Library: Alderman Library, University of Virginia
Call number: PZ7 .S848T 1921
Submitted by: Jeff Hill
Writing in front endpapers.

Appears to read:

This book belongs to
L.A. Macon Jr.
10 Wall St
The Forest School
you know what you are if you swipe this book

(and then, in a different hand):

you are a dam good man if you swipe this
E. H. Frye

(Horses???) is the dumbell
of Orange. But he
is adamgoodboy.

“The Forest School” is almost certainly Woodberry Forest, a boarding school in Orange, Virginia.

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